Quiz 1: Test your knowledge of Anniston's history
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Hint: All questions are from items in the first installment of our anniversary series. 1. Gen. Daniel Tyler oversaw details of the construction of this Anniston church:

(a.) Parker Memorial Baptist

(b.) Grace Episcopal

(c.) First Presbyterian

2. Gen. Daniel Tyler is buried here:

(a.) Sarasota, N.Y.

(b.) Guadalupe, Texas

(c.) Anniston

3. Town founder Samuel Noble was born here:

(a.) Anniston

(b.) Rome, Ga.

(c.) Cornwall, England

4. Gen. Tyler graduated from this college:

(a.) United State Military Academy at West Point

(b.) William and Mary in Virginia

(c.) Virginia Military Institute

5. Company founded by Tyler and Noble:

(a.) Anniston Metal Co.

(b.) Woodstock Iron Co.

(c.) Tyler Steel Co.

6. Name of first U.S. Army post in Anniston:

(a.) Camp McClellan

(b.) Camp Wellborn

(c.) Camp Shipp

7. Unlike local proprietors of Anniston's company town, this corporate owner held sway over Birmingham for much of the 1900s:

(a.) U.S. Steel

(b.) Vulcan Coal

(c.) United Coal

8. Atlanta newspaperman Henry Grady is credited with coming up with this Anniston newspaper:

(a.) The Molten News

(b.) The Hot Blast

(c.) The Flaming Progress

9. Future Hall of Famer who played for an Anniston minor league squad in 1904:

(a.) Honus Wagner

(b.) Ty Cobb

(c.) Walter Johnson

10. Winner and final score of what is considered the first high school football game between Anniston and Oxford:

(a.) Anniston 10, Oxford 3

(b.) Oxford 27, Anniston 7

(c.) Anniston 17, Oxford 12
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